Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/42/2000

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/42/2000
Cruise period2000-11-01 — 2000-11-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To maintain a nutrient monitoring programme at station 38A.
2. To assess temperature, salinity and nutrient distributions over depth at stations 38A and 47.
Chief scientistBrian Stewart (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/42/2000 cruise report lf42_00.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea, Dundalk Bay.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: CTD/Rosette sampler deployed to get a temperature and salinity depth profile
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: CTD/Rosette sampler deployed for nutrient data
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: CTD/Rosette sampler deployed for nutrient data
Total - NQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: Bowers&Connelly mini-corer deployed at station 38A, sediment sub-sampled for nitrogen
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: CTD/Rosette sampler deployed for nutrient data
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: CTD/Rosette sampler deployed for nutrient data. Inorganic N, silica and urea.
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: Bowers&Connelly mini-corer deployed at station 38A, sediment subsampled for total carbon
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 2
Description: CTD/Rosette sampler deployed for chlorophyll a data. Sediment collected from the Bowers&Connelly mini-corer was subsampled for chlorophyll
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: Net hauls taken at stations 38A and 47
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: Bowers&Connelly mini-corer deployed at station 38A for sediment